January 30, 2023



SON approves 213 new industrial requirements

Because the Commonplace Organisation of Nigeria (SON) clocks 50 years, the Director Common Malam Farouk Salim stated components of it large strides is the approval of 213 new Nigeria industrial requirements for stakeholders/business use. 

This, the DG, stated would help financial and guarantee high quality in merchandise.

Salim, who disclosed this at a press briefing to mark SON’s fiftieth anniversary celebration Wednesday in Abuja, added that the Company has gone by way of numerous transformation and advanced to turn out to be a requirements regulatory physique of worldwide recognition.

Different achievements, in keeping with the DG was when the federal authorities launched the primary ever Nigerian Nationwide Standardisation Technique (NNSS) 2020 – 2022 as a part of its financial diversification coverage. 

He stated this technique, which was developed by the Requirements Organisation of Nigeria (SON), is designed to establish precedence areas to deal with, based mostly on nationwide wants evaluation.

He stated “President Muhammadu Buhari has greater than doubled the velocity and drive for high quality administration and standardization within the nation.

Different achievements are “ Re-equipping the nationwide metrology institute, Enugu to guard Nigerian roads, promote honest commerce, Calibration of weigh bridges nationwide on federal authorities’s directives, Allocation of landed properties by the governments of Katsina, Jigawa, Nasarawa, Kano, Cross Rivers and Ebonyi for the development of prototype son regional/state/laboratory/ storage complicated.

Others are Occupation of latest SON Company headquarters constructing, Abuja and facelift of the older buildings, Relocation of SON state workplaces to extra conducive and befitting lodging in Jigawa, Kano, Sagamu, Relocation of state workplaces to SON everlasting workplace/laboratory complexes In FCT, Kwara, Akwa Ibom And Ekiti states and others.

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